Romance Scams

EARN IT Act is Back, Romance Scams, Like and Subscribe Ransomware

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The EARN IT Act is back for a second time which would pave the way for a new massive government surveillance system in the US, romance scams are on the rise so don’t fall for love in all the wrong places, and details about a new ransomware attack that wants you to like and subscribe, or else!

** Links mentioned on the show **

It’s Back: Senators Want EARN IT Bill to Scan All Online Messages
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2022/02/its-back-senators-want-earn-it-bill-scan-all-online-messages

Our previous episode from June 2020 on EARN IT
https://sharedsecurity.net/2020/06/30/earn-it-act-facial-recognition-fail-can-i-be-phished/

Don’t Let These Romance Scams Taint Your Valentine’s Day, FBI Warns
https://finance.yahoo.com/news/don-t-let-romance-scams-153008730.html
https://www.fbi.gov/scams-and-safety/common-scams-and-crimes/romance-scams

Trafficked with Mariana van Zeller – Romance Scams
https://www.nationalgeographic.com/tv/shows/trafficked-with-mariana-van-zeller/episode-guide/season-02/episode-02-romance-scams/vdka25543244

Ransomware Wants You to Like and Subscribe, Or Else
https://www.vice.com/en/article/epx5ne/ransomware-wants-you-to-like-and-subscribe-or-else

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